Bethany Christian Trust
Charity and academic sector leaders will use this year’s Scottish homelessness conference from Tuesday 20 to Thursday 22 October to urge people and organisations in Scotland that are concerned about homelessness to keep up the pace as winter approaches.
Published 19 October 2020
A new welcome centre in Edinburgh has opened its doors for the winter season, providing warm food and sleeping facilities, immediate housing advice and wellbeing support to anyone facing rough sleeping.
Published 12 October 2020
National homeless charity Bethany Christian Trust has been awarded a grant of £100,000 by Barclays to help serve 3,000 households through Scotland with emergency supply packs including items such as food, toiletries and cleaning products.
Published 2 October 2020
Night shelters and hotel rooms as a response to homelessness will be actively designed out over the next phase according to plans published today by a collective of 21 leading charities and academic sector organisations.
Published 25 June 2020
Nineteen influential charity sector organisations working to end homelessness will present a joint plan to the Scottish Government today based around three key asks that experts and academics believe could permanently end rough sleeping and destitution in Scotland as the country emerges from the pandemic.
Published 21 May 2020
Jasper Maciver, age 6, from Edinburgh has raised over £500 for homelessness charity Bethany Christian Trust by running a 5K in his back garden.
Published 23 April 2020
National homelessness charity Bethany Christian Trust and the City of Edinburgh Council are partnering to provide further hotel accommodation and specialised support for people who would otherwise be sleeping rough in the capital.
Published 20 April 2020
Bethany Christian Trust has issued a services update in light of the COVID-19 outbreak, assuring users that services continue to support vulnerable and homeless people across Scotland.
Published 25 March 2020
Fundraisers across Edinburgh and Glasgow are preparing for Bethany Christian Trust’s 51st Sleep Out event on Friday 20th March to raise money and awareness of the crisis of homelessness in Scotland.
Published 10 March 2020
Supporters from across Scotland have rushed to support Bethany Christian Trust’s ‘Buy a Bed’ campaign, raising over £100,000 towards the charity’s emergency night shelter.
Published 23 January 2020
Parliamentary candidate Ian Murray helped sell ethical Christmas presents at his local Bethany Christian Trust shop in Morningside yesterday to help end homelessness in Edinburgh.
Published 20 November 2019
Scottish politicians are helping to tackle homelessness this winter by showing their support for an ethical Christmas tree campaign.
Published 7 November 2019
Homelessness is being targeted with £164,000 in extra funding this winter from the Scottish Government.
Published 10 October 2019
Joe McCormack was always meant to work at Bethany Christian Trust. Even at the height of his own addiction; he knew there was something more being asked of him.
Published 1 October 2019
After working for more than a decade in homelessness accommodation and addiction recovery centres in Scotland, India and Nepal; Bethany Christian Trust’s Paul Stevenson turned his focus upstream to Homelessness prevention
Published 30 September 2019